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Annual Reports

Each year those organisations that are Partnered or Linked with PACT present a report of their activities to the PACT AGM. Written reports are also provided and these are reproduced on this web site - click on a link below to see a report or the page for that organisation. Where there is no link (ie. where the name is not underlined or there is no year displayed) this indicates that this year's report is not available and/or that this organisation is no longer partnered or linked to PACT.

Partnership Organisation - in alphabetic order

  Prospects (formerly known as Causeway Prospects) is for people with learning difficulties and the Petersfield branch was formed, with the help of PACT, about ten years ago when Pat Thorne saw a need for a special form of worship for people who find it difficult to join in church worship.
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  The PACT Food Bank is organised by PACT and collects food from local churches for distribution to those in need..
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  Petersfield Christian Ecology Group The principal purpose of this ecumenical Group is to encourage and develop Christian concern for the welfare of God’s creation, especially the projected implications of climate instability, through positive action taken by congregations and individuals.
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  PACT Holiday Club provides art, drama and, sports activities for children during one week of the summer holiday.
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  Messy Church Using a family-friendly approach the Messy Church draws all ages into a closer understanding of God's love. Through activities, thoughts to reflect upon and short suggested Bible readings, the whole family is given something to think about - plus a shared meal and cakes
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  PACT Prayer Following a very successful five days of prayer at the Salvation Army and prayer organised by St Mary Magdalen, Sheet the PACT committee is looking to facilitate a prayer day every month. These 12 hour prayer sessions will be organised by a different PACT church each month.
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  PACT Web Site is designed to promote the activities of PACT, its member churches and the organisations that are partnered or linked with PACT. It will also make available documents, videos, audio files and images that record these activities. You can read about future events by visiting the PACT Special Events and Services page and by reading the PACT Newsletters.
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  Petersfield Counselling Service is a professionally run independent and confidential counselling service. It was founded in 1987 as an initiative of the Churches and caring professions in Petersfield. PCS is administered by a Management Committee drawn from caring professions in the community who provide professional advice.
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Prayer Impact seeks to encourage Christians from any of the PACT churches to gather together in their neighbourhoods to pray for their neighbours. In this way members of different churches can get together to pray for a small part of their town or village.

Prayer Impact started in January 2004

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  Social Concerns Group This group provides a forum for people from our churches concerned about and involved with the community in which we live. It has been meeting regularly since the late 1980's when its first task was to produce an information booklet for the use of the PACT Welcoming Scheme.
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  The Petersfield Town Chaplaincy is made up of individuals who believe in the Christian faith and are motivated by it to offer help to our town. The Chaplaincy is made up of individuals from all walks of life. e.g. teaching, business, public sector and ministry. The Chaplaincy is an independent partnership group within PACT
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  The Kings Arms has been set up as a Charitable Company by the Christians of Petersfield to provide a facility in which young people can meet together in a safe environment. (Registered Charity 1087176). We will always listen to the needs of our young community, and put into action what they want if at all possible, or give reasons fully if they can not be achieved.
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  Knit and Knatter: Would you like to learn how to knit or crochet? We have wool, needles and patterns to get you started. Come and go as you please. Come and join in with projects or bring your own. Enjoy fellowship and make new friends.
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  Theophostic® Prayer Ministry (TPM) aims, through the application of scriptural principles, to bring a person towards emotional, relational and spiritual wholeness, by dealing with inner conflict and recurring negative feelings. It is also effective in resolving troubling or painful issues, such as marriage and relationship difficulties, bereavement and trauma.
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  Unity Bookshop sadly closed in February 2014.
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  Youth Work Support Team Many of the PACT Churches struggle with low or sporadic numbers in their youth groups so it is felt that by working together and pooling resources, ideas and skills we can develop more exciting/challenging social and worship events for the local Christian youth and in doing so give them wider contact with other Christians of similar ages.
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Linked Organisation - in alphabetic order

  Christian Aid Petersfield Christian Aid works to expose the scandal of poverty, to help in practical ways to root it out from the world, and to challenge and change the systems that favour the rich and powerful over the poor and marginalised
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Cuppa and Company is a friendly and informal gathering for people who have been recently, or not so recently, bereaved.

We meet in the United Reformed Church on the first Tuesday of every month.

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  Home Start Butser Through a network of more than 10,000 trained parent volunteers, we support thousands of parents who are struggling to cope. There are Home-Start branches all over the country. The first Home-Start scheme was launched in 1973, and there are now over 200 schemes. Each local scheme is staffed by at least one paid Organiser, who is responsible for running the scheme and recruiting and training volunteers
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  IMC - In Ministry to Children Bringing lasting change for the children of Colombia needs people of vision and passion prepared to invest in their lives for the long term, accompany them through their formative years, and encourage them into maturity as young adults who will be part of a better future for all Colombia’s children.   
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  Money Matters no longer operates but visitors to this web site may like to read the two reports from earlier years. Occasionally a Christians Against Poverty course is run in the area - check this web site for further courses.
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  Petersfield Housing Association Petersfield Housing Association was founded in 1973 on the initiative of the local Council of Churches who were looking to find ways of providing homes for those who could not afford the high property prices in East Hampshire. The same is very true today.
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  Petersfield Voluntary Care Group provide transport for the elderly and frail who need to visit their doctor, surgery or hospital or to attend medical or dentist appointments. We also shop for the housebound.
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  Society for Special Needs aims to aid improving the quality of life of those who develop a disability in childhood. They are a generic registered charity providing volunteers, social events and information. They meet with supporting carers and provide an advocacy service.
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  The Soup Run is operated by PACT in the Square on Mondays (7:00 pm -8.30 pm) and has run since March 2014. The soup is prepared in The Salvation Army kitchen. A minimum of three or four helpers are required for insurance purposes. If you would like to become a helper contact Peter Reed 0774 393 6671 You will need to have CRB check organized by their own church. There are reported to be ten homeless people in Petersfield.
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  Tearfund Petersfield are Christians passionate about the local church bringing justice and transforming lives - overcoming global poverty. Our ten-year vision is to see 50 million people released from material and spiritual poverty through a worldwide network of 100,000 local churches. We connect people to this global network of local churches to transform lives materially and spiritually.
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  Theophostic Prayer Ministry Theophostic Prayer Ministry (TPM) aims, through the application of scriptural principles, to bring a person towards emotional, relational and spiritual wholeness, by dealing with inner conflict and recurring negative feelings. It is also effective in resolving troubling or painful issues, such as marriage and relationship difficulties, bereavement and trauma.
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